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For Immediate Release

Easter Seals UCP Gets Their Glow On

Annual Great Glow Run lights up the streets of New Bern, NC and supports Easter Seals UCP

NEW BERN, N.C., April 25, 2016

Media Contact:
Jean Kenefick

NEW BERN, NC- Thanks to participants, sponsors, volunteers and donors for another successful year with the Great Glow Run.

2016-glow runHundreds of runners and walkers took to the beautiful streets of New Bern for this one-of-a-kind nighttime running event.  Participants lit up the town in glow gear including glow-in-the-dark necklaces, hats and shirts.

More than $24,000 was raised from the Great Glow Run for Easter Seals UCP programs for children and adults with disabilities. 

Special thanks to sponsors: Carolina East Health Systems, Craven County Wood & Energy, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Weyerhauser, Riverside Chrysler Jeep/Dodge, S & F Rental, Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek, Trenton Olds-Cadillac-Buick-GMC, Birthplace of Pepsi & Baker’s Kitchen, WRNS 95.1, and WCTI Channel 12 and Fox Eastern Carolina.

Check out our 2016 Great Glow Run Photos


Easter Seals UCP is a non-profit organization serving the special needs communities in North Carolina and Virginia.  Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn and work in their communities.



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